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Elections: ‘Right to Farm’ vote will be recounted

Missouri Secretary of State Jason Kander announced Tuesday that a statewide recount of Constitutional Amendment 1, which appeared on the Aug. 5 primary ballot has been requested. Kander’s…

Farm Futures Survey: Shift to soybeans from corn could continue

The shift of acreage from corn to soybeans begun this spring could continue for another year, according to Farm Futures’ first survey of 2015 planting intentions. But changes…

NASS Crop Progress and Condition

Agricultural Summary Statewide, temperatures averaged 81.5 degrees for the week ending August 24, which is 5.5 degrees above normal. There were 0.14 inches of rain statewide. There were…

USDA predicting decline in farm income

By Kristofer Husted, Harvest Public Media Farmers can anticipate a sharp drop in income this year, according to a new report from the U.S. Department of Agriculture. In…

Sports

Spartans, Cards seeking bounce-back victories

By Russ Green-Sports Editor Two teams with a few things in common meet Friday night…

Dawgs pass defense to face another challenge

By Russ Green-Sports Editor A pair of 1-0 teams meet Friday night at Stewartsville as…

Camp pitches Richmond to win at Lawson

By Russ Green-Sports Editor The Richmond Lady Spartans scored a pair of runs in their…

Lady Spartan golfers win two of first three matches

By Russ Green-Sports Editor The Richmond Lady Spartans drew a tough matchup for their first…

 

 

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Editor’s Note: Racial Profiling

The cartoon we ran in Monday’s paper was controversial (and highly opinionated), but wasn’t chosen to reflect on local law enforcement. It was tied to the unfortunate situation…

USDA predicting decline in farm income

By Kristofer Husted, Harvest Public Media Farmers can anticipate a sharp drop in income this year, according to a new report from the U.S. Department of Agriculture. In…

Negro League’s Monarchs played games here against amateur teams

By Linda Emley A few years ago, the mayor of Swanwick told me that the great baseball player, Satchel Paige, played a game there. Some of you might wonder…

 

Obituaries

Wilbert Ferris Matthews

Wilbert Ferris Matthews, 96, of Richmond, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014 at the Ray County Memorial Hospital in Richmond. Wilbert…

Francis “Frank” Monroe Fulkerson, Jr.

Francis “Frank” Monroe Fulkerson, Jr., 76, of Odessa, passed away Friday, Aug. 22, 2014, at his home. Visitation was from 6…

Mark Patrick Hogan

Mark Patrick Hogan, 51, of Sunrise Beach,  died Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014, at home in Kansas City, Mo. Funeral services were…

John Hartman

John Hartman, 83 of Excelsior Springs, passed away Aug. 23, 2014. Cremation. No services are currently planned. Arrangements by Cashatt Family…